Working with widgets - Amazon Web Services Management Console
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Working with widgets

The new Amazon Web Services Console Home includes widgets that display important information about your Amazon environment and provide shortcuts to your services. You can customize your experience by adding and removing widgets, rearranging them, or changing their size.

To add a widget

  1. Choose the Add widgets button on the on the upper or lower right side of the page.

  2. In the Add widgets menu, select the widgets that you want to add to the console, and then choose Add.

To remove a widget

  1. Choose the widget actions menu, represented by three vertical dots in the upper right corner of the widget.

  2. Choose Remove widget.

To rearrange your widgets

  • Select the title bar at the top of the widget, and then drag the widget to a new location on the page.

To resize a widget

  1. Choose the widget actions menu, represented by three vertical dots in the upper right corner of the widget.

  2. Choose Change size.

  3. On the Change size menu, select your preferred view for this widget, and then choose Change size.

Note

Some widgets, such as Explore Amazon, do not support changing size.

Extended view is not supported on small screens.

If you want to start over with organizing and setting up your widgets, you can reset the Amazon Web Services Console Home page to the default layout. This will revert your changes to the Amazon Web Services Console Home layout, and restore all the widgets to their default location and size.

To reset the page to the default layout

  1. Choose the Reset to default layout button on the upper right side of the page.

  2. Choose Reset to confirm this action.

Note

This will revert all your changes to the layout of the Amazon Web Services Console Home page.